MCAA Polish Chapter Kick-off Meeting

Dear MCAA members,

we would like to invite you to the first meeting of the newly created Polish Chapter:

"MCAA Polish Chapter Kick-off Meeting: Introducing Polish science in a European context"

In order to register, please use the Google form link:

Date: March 6th, 13:00 - 17:30

Venue: Aula C, Centrum Nauk Biologiczno-Chemicznych UW (University of Warsaw Biological and Chemical Research Centre), Żwirki i Wigury 101, 02-089 Warsaw, Poland

Final Programme:

13:00 Welcome and introduction to MCAA - Maria Górna, Polish Chapter Chairwoman

13:10 Maria Skłodowska-Curie Actions in a nutshell - Magdalena Chomicka, National Contact Point

13:35 Polish participation in MSCA projects - Adam Głuszuk, National Contact Point

13:50 MSCA grant – checked. What next? ERC grants in a nutshell - Andrzej Dudziński, BDN PAN

14:20 Research project cases: meet the MCAA members in Poland


  • Colours of a single photon - Michal Karpinski, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw
  • Vortex generators application for reduction of boundary layer separation on wind turbine blades - Javier Martinez Suarez, Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery, PAS
  • Energy and democracy: The case of shale gas developments in the UK and Poland - Anna Szołucha, University of Bergen
  • Uncovering translational control with the use of structural biology - Monika Gaik, Malopolskie Centrum Biotechnologii UJ

15:00 Coffee and snack break

15:30 Maria Skłodowska-Curie 150th birthday celebrations - Izabela Madura, Polish Chemical Society

15:50 Vision for the MCAA Polish Chapter - Rohan Soman, Polish Chapter founding member

16:00 Roundtable discussion: decide the future activities of the Polish Chapter - all attendees (moderator: Clara Llorens Quintana)

17:30 Meeting closes

18:00 Social event (in a nearby cafe)

The event is cost-free and there is a limited number of small travel stipends for MCAA members to partially reimburse travel/accommodation costs. All MCAA members are warmly welcome, especially those who would like to get involved with the Polish Chapter.


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06 Mar 2017


Event Start Date
06 Mar 2017

Event End Date
06 Mar 2017

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